Performance Improvement/Quality Specialist in Boston, MA at Shriners Hospitals for Children

Date Posted: 10/24/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Shriners Hospitals for Children® is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Exciting opportunity to join our world-renowned pediatric burn hospital with Harvard affiliation and pioneering research.

We are currently seeking qualified and talented candidates for a Performance Improvement/Quality Specialist  position in our Boston location. This role will report to the Director of Performance/Quality Improvement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Performance Improvement/Quality Specialist  supports hospital staff and leadership by identifying and facilitating process improvement and safety opportunities. Facilitates implementation of evidence based practices by performing data extraction and analysis and using performance improvement methodologies.
  • Actively leads and participates in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of quality and safety programs.
  •  Facilitates improvement of outcomes relevant to environment and patient safety, patient satisfaction, and clinical quality.
  • Serves as resource and expert in performance improvement methodologies as needed. Develops education content as well as support training and mentor staff in performance improvement and safety activities.
  • Assesses and facilitates systems and/or processes to ensure that care delivered is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient centered. Promotes and supports hospital safety culture.
  • Provides project management support for a variety of quality and performance measurement initiatives throughout the hospital, such as patient satisfaction survey programs, data analysis, policy and procedures, safety reports and reporting for operational/clinical departments, internal benchmark efforts, 'quality of care' and clinical outcome performance tracking, and measurement support for patient safety improvement efforts.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s Degree preferred in a health related discipline, public health, healthcare administration, or business administration. 3-5 years’ experience in Performance Improvement, Risk Management/Safety.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package including a 403b retirement savings plan with a match, tuition reimbursement, subsidized public transportation, free vision, free basic life insurance, free short term disability, free gym and more!

Please email your resume in a word document, or fax to 617-371-4939